4.1.1 Responsibility for compliance. all items shall meet all
requirements of Sections 3 and 5. The inspections set forth in this
specification shall become a part of the contractor's overall
inspection system or quality program. The absence of any inspection
requirements in the specification shall not relieve the contractor
of the responsibility of ensuring that all products or supplies
submitted to the Government for acceptance comply with all
requirements of the contract. Sampling inspection, as part of
manufacturing operations, is an acceptable practice to ascertain
conformance to requirements, however, this does not authorize
submission of known defective material, either indicated or actual,
nor does it commit the Government to accept defective material.
4.1.2 General provisions. The component and subassembly
inspection requirements of MIL-F-13926 form a part of the quality
assurance provisions of this specification. Reference shall be made
to MIL-STD-109 to define quality assurance terms used herein.
4.2 Classification of inspections. The inspection requirements
specified herein are classified as follows:
First article inspection (see 4.3).
Quality conformance inspection (see 4.4).
Special sampling inspection (see 4.5).
4.2.1 Inspection conditions. Unless otherwise specified, all
examinations and tests shall be conducted at the following standard
+50 degrees to +90 degrees F
90% RH max.
28 to 32 inches of Hg
4.3 First article inspection.
4.3.1 First article submission. The contractor shall submit a
first article sample as designated by the contracting officer
consisting of three (3) Power Supply Assemblies for inspection in
accordance with 4.3.2.
4.3.2 Inspections to be Performed. First article assemblies,
components and test specimens may be subjected by the Government to
any or all of the examinations and tests specified in Table I
(Functional Test) and Table II (Special Sampling) herein and to any
or all requirements of the applicable drawings.
4.3.3 Rejection. If any assembly, component or test specimen
fails to comply with any of the applicable requirements, the first
article sample shall be rejected. The Government reserves the right
to terminate its inspection upon any failure of any of the stated